Beth McFarlane
Beth McFarlane

Obituary of Beth Emily McFarlane

Beth Emily McFarlane was born In Sussex on June 30, 1930; She was the daughter of the late Warren and Emily (Smith) McQuinn and the wife of the late Lawrence James McFarlane.

She married the love of her life, Lawrence McFarlane on May 14, 1952, and they would spend the next 65 years, raising their family and celebrating their love for each other.

Beth worked as a nurse for many years; After the rewarding job of raising her beautiful family, in 1988 she returned to school for refresher courses so that she could make her return to nursing. She then spent her years until retirement at the Kiwanis Nursing Home. She loved being outdoors, she especially loved her time spent at their camp in Pleasant Lake surrounded by her family. She loved the simple beauty of the flowers and found great peace in the song and beauty of the birds.

She will live on in the hearts of her daughter, Susan Mason (Gary) and their son, Scott (Cari) and their daughter, Paige; her son, Jim McFarlane (Sandra) and their children: Allie Leger (Dan) and their daughters: Brooklyn and Emily, Colin Leger (Vanessa) and their daughter, Valencia and Danielle Leger; and her son, Peter McFarlane and his daughter, Daniele McFarlane (Brad Davis) and their son, Broden; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Beth Emily McFarlane of Sussex, died peacefully at the Mill Cove Nursing Home on January 7, 2022 at the age of 91.

Along with her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her sisters: Glennie Dick, Jean Welton, Mary Kelchauser and Anne Moffett; her brother, Aiton “Joe” McQuinn and by her brother-in-law, Gerald McFarlane.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of Wallace Funeral Home, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex, (506-433-1176). A service celebrating Beth’s life will be held on May 14th, 2022 at 11:00am from Kirk Hill Cemetery.  

Donations in memory of Beth may be made to the Alzheimer’s or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences to the family and donations may be made through


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